March Newsletter

February 23, 2017

Yard News

Welcome to Benny, Louise Mottola’s new horse.
Welcome also to Kyle Conroy’s new horse, Blueberry.
Zoe Vinden and Harley have left – best wishes to them both.

Staff News

Rebecca Sobol and Elvis have left – we wish them both all the best.
Rebecca Matthews and Derry have left – good luck to you both.

Quest Club logoBD Quest Dressage – next show: 12 March 2017
To enter BD Quest competitions all riders must have a minimum of a Quest/BYRDS Club membership currently £30 (or any other paid BD membership) and a Horse Registration number which is free.
See  If you are an Associate Member you can still enter but you need a Day ticket.  You must have both your membership number and your horse registration number before the competition.  See BD Members Handbook 2017 (pp78 on) at for Quest rules.  You can enter by posting an BD entry form downloaded from the BD website, or online at
Back by popular demand: unaffiliated classes have been added to the 12 March date: Intro B, Prelim 14, Nov 24 and Elementary 44.  Enter on line via our web site.

for Clients and Liveries and Pony Clubbers

On Easter Friday 14 April 2017 we will be putting on a fun show for all our clients, liveries and PCC members.    Classes will include: Tack and Turn Out, Ridden Showing – junior and senior, Mounted Fancy Dress, Horse and Hound Jumping, Mini Jumping, Major / Minor Jumping – and Gymkhana.  There will be catering, and a photographer to record the mayhem!  We will also hold a Raffle in aid of Farriery International.
Get your entries in soon to secure your favourite pony!



Clients Dressage – Friday 10 February 2017 – Results

Thank you to Annice Ashton for judging our competition.

Preliminary Test 18 (2002) – Juniors Preliminary Test 18 (2002) – Seniors
1st Megan Leigh + Rosa 1st Elizabeth Winterburn + Minstrel
2nd Scarlett Weir + Prince 2nd Olivia Bridge + Crunchie
3rd Libby Brake + Becky G 3rd Rebecca Long + Shea
4th Tayla Kaiser + Maggie 4th Lesley Moore + Couture
5th Joe Grange + Bernie 5th Kim Brown + Flick
6th Grace Liddiard + Cracker 6th Rebecca Sobol + Sherbert
7th Julia Broadhurst + Lexi
Novice Test 30 (2006)
1st Maria Rees + Prince
2nd Julia Broadhurst + Stan
3rd Tone Sarjanen + Ester
4th Olivia Bridge + Crunchie


Next Clients Activities

Clients Show Jumping – 3 March 2017 – CANCELLED
Next Clients Show Jumping – Fridays 28 April, 2 June
Next Clients Dressage – Friday 7 April


Pony Club Rallies

Fridays 6-8pm on 10 March, 17 March, 5 May and 19 May

Snowball Farm Championship 2016/2017 – League Leaders
Clients (Adults): Julia Broadhurst with 63 points
Clients (Children): Abby masquelier with 49 points
Staff & Livery: Kyle Conroy with 68 points


Unaffiliated Showjumping – Sunday 5 February 2017 – Results

Class 1 – 60cm Class 4 – 90cm
2nd Mila Ratcliff + Malteser 1st Sophie Newell + Smurphy Murphy
Class 2 – 70cm 5th Abigail Williams + Falcons Fusilier
2nd Jacob Sharp + Jimmy 6th Jacob Sharp + Jimmy
Class 3 – 80cm Class 5 – 95cm
7th Jenny Passmore + Mr Bramble 2nd Leah Ellesmere + Drumin’ Jack Junior
Class 6 – 100cm
1st Leah Ellesmere + Drumin’ Jack Junior
2nd Jessica Djivikian + Thor van d’Aelsterhofz


Unaffiliated Dressage – Sunday 12 February 2017 – Results

My Quest Open – Prelim 14
1st Abigail Williams + Falcons Fusilier
3rd Jen Passmore + Tophat
5th Helen Gassman + Bramble
7th Lesley Moore + Couture



Unaffiliated Showjumping  – Sunday 5 March 2017
BS Club/Unaffiliated Showjumping – Sunday 2 April 2017
BS Club/Unaffiliated Showjumping – Sunday 7 May 2017

BD My Quest/Team Quest + Unaffiliated Dressage – 12 March 2017
BD My Quest/Team Quest – Sunday 9 April 2017

Affiliated Dressage – Monday 13 March 2017
Affiliated Dressage – Monday 10 April 2017

BS Cat 1 – Monday 24 April 2017
BS Cat 1 – Monday 8 May 2017


ONE DAY EVENT + Unaffiliated Dressage – SATURDAY 22 APRIL 2017

For our 2017 Calendar of Shows see:



Congratulations to all our Pony Clubbers who participated in the Half-Term Special Rally.  Clubbers competed in a combined Tack and Turnout/Showing Competition.

1st Jessica Hardick + Katie
2nd Lucy Hastings + Mr H
3rd Emilio Clarke + Rocky
4th Sophie Senator + Bracken
5th Leah Coles + Harry C
6th Rosalind Chatterjee
7th Francesca Blake-Greenslade + Nightmare


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